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Calendar – 10-09-2013

Seasonal planning

        Does your organization rely on you to share its event announcements with The Islander? Then we’d like to hear from you now, as we prepare for the 2013-14 season. Send your 2013-14 events calendar to calendar@islander.org. Please include a name, email address and telephone number for the contact. High-resolution photographs are appreciated.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 9

7:07 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Thursday, Oct. 10

7:06 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Friday, Oct. 11

10 a.m. — Forty Carrots for babies and young children, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

2 p.m. — Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:05 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Saturday, Oct. 12

8:30 a.m. — Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island breakfast and meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

10 a.m. — Senior Adventures group attending the Palma Sola Plant Festival, departing Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-962-8835.

10 a.m. — Origami Club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:04 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Sunday, Oct. 13

7:03 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Monday, Oct. 14

Today is Columbus Day.

7:02 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 15

11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Community Center blood drive, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 888-936-6283.

Noon — Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meets, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

7:01 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 16

2 p.m. — Less Stress/More Joy lecture, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens craft session, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Off-island

Wednesday, Oct. 9

11:30 a.m. — Off Stage Ladies of the Island Players meeting and luncheon, Mannatees Sports Grill, 7423 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-799-2181.

 

Saturday, Oct. 12

8 a.m.-4 p.m. — Plant sale, Palma Sola Botanical Park, 9800 17th Ave. NW, Bradenton. Information: 941-792-8719.

 

Coming up

• Oct. 18-19, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Pine Avenue, Anna Maria.

• Oct. 26, Bridge Street Merchants Rock Octoberfest, Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach.

• Oct. 26-27, Cortez Stone Crab Festival, 119th Street West bayfront, Cortez.

• Oct. 31, Halloween.

 

Save the date

• Nov. 2, Anna Maria Island Community Center Murder Mystery Night, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 1-3, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion, islandwide.

• Nov. 8-10, Cultural Connections ArtsHop, islandwide.

• Nov. 9, Florida Maritime Museum Boatyard Bash, Cortez.

• Nov. 11, The Islander Veterans Day Ceremony and Tribute, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 13, Anna Maria Garden Club annual plant sale, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 16, CrossPointe Fellowship Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 28, Thanksgiving.

 

Calendar announcements

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. High-resolution photographs welcome.

 

AME Calendar

• Wednesday, Oct. 9, picture retakes.

• 2:10 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 9, Otis Spunkmeyer Fundraiser kick-off, AME auditorium.

• Thursday, Oct. 10, fire safety day.

• Friday, Oct. 11, no school.

• 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, PTO dinner, AME cafeteria.

• 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, third-grade play, AME auditorium.

• 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, fire drill.

• Friday, Oct. 18, end of first quarter.

• Monday, Oct. 21, record day, no school.

• 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, report card conferences.

• 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, PTO-sponsored Costume Parade and Fall Festival.

        AME is at 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. For more information, call 941-708-5525.

 

Ongoing events, activities

• Through Oct. 12, fifth annual Ringling International Arts Festival, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. Fee applies. Information: 941-359-5700.

• Oct. 10-13, 7 p.m., “Spirit Voices from Old Manatee,” an original drama, 1850 Manatee Burying Grounds, 1404 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-741-4076.

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• Wednesdays, through December, 11 a.m. Lifelong Learning Academy, Einstein Circle Discussion Group, Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.

• First and third Wednesdays, Mana-Tween Book and Culture Club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-748-5555, ext. 6318.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., star talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Thursdays, 5-10 p.m., Main Street Live, Old Main Street, Bradenton. Information: 941-932-9440.

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• Third Fridays, 5-8 p.m., Pine Avenue Porch Party presented by local merchants, Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. Information: 941-896-3132.

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, through May, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Downtown Bradenton Farmers’ Market, Old Main Street. Information: 941-932-9440.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Except Nov. 2.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Saturdays, through May, 9 a.m., Manatee County Junior Audubon meeting, Felts Audubon Preserve, 4600 24th Ave. E., Palmetto. Information: 941-376-0110.

• Weekends, through Oct. 20, ranger-led kayak tours, De Soto National Memorial, 8300 De Soto Memorial Highway, Bradenton. Information: 941-792-0458, ext. 105.

• Mondays, 12:45 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

• Tuesdays, basics of computing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

        Send announcements of ongoing activities to calendar@islander.org. The deadline is a week prior to the publication date — Oct. 16 to publish in the Oct. 23 issue.

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